Software Development Engineer, Subscribe with Amazon


Do you want to reinvent one of life's daily activities? Do you get excited by working in a high-growth and fast-paced environment? Amazon Kindle is changing the way people consume digital media and continues to be one of the most innovative and fastest growing businesses at Amazon.

We are looking to hire an experienced software development engineer to design, develop and build real-time and highly scalable systems and applications. A successful candidate will have an established background in building highly scalable systems and system design, great communication skills, and with a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.

The Software Development Engineer (SDE) experience is a unique one at Amazon. Teams are structured in small groups with a strong impetus to innovate, drive end to end ownership and meet critical business goals. Engineers also get to collaborate and work with teams across the globe, in the process being exposed to a range of technologies, best practices and solution patterns. Our brown bag sessions and Principal talks are among the most popular presentations with healthy debate and a cross pollination of ideas. All this contributes to the grooming of the 'fungible' Amazon engineer who has exemplary technical skills, sharp business acumen and a strong drive to get things done.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline

Excellent programming skills in either C, C++ or Java

Strong fundamentals in core Computer Science areas like Data Structures and Algorithms.

Preferred Qualifications

Quickly adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements

Learn new systems

Create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult problems

The ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and orally is a key competency as is demonstrable skill as a self-starter

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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